planting trees …a while back i sent this song by andrew peterson to my mom. there was a line that really spoke to me and reminded me so much of her. it helped me to see that when i raise leland, it is not just something i am doing right now in this moment but something that will be eternal and will be seen years from now. there is a line that goes something like this: “she rises up as morning breaks, she moves among these rooms alone, before we wake. and her heart is so full; it overflows. she waters us with love and the children grow” it reminds me of my mom and how she raised me (and raising my brother and sister.) i want to take after this example. being a mother is so much more than a duty or some task…we are shaping and growing little lives that can one day bring glory to God’s kingdom and change the world.
“but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
to him be glory both now and forever. amen.” 1 peter 3:18